Tahoe Donner Community

Tahoe Donner is one of my best recommendations to clients who seek first-class amenities at a reasonable price.  Many second home owners are attracted to it’s unmatched amenities (detailed below) and superb location. The Tahoe Donner Community has one of the nation’s largest HOA’s, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,300 acres here in the Sierras.

There’s so many reason’s you’ll love the Tahoe Donner Community of Truckee, and I’d be happy to show you some homes when you’re in the neighborhood.

Tahoe Donner community offerings are wide-ranging, and the homeowners are a diverse community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a commitment to the Tahoe life. You’ll find the Tahoe Donner community vibrant and desirable neighborhood, providing really nice, well-maintained facilities, and even offering kids programs and weddings/events.

The architecture you’ll find in the Tahoe Donner community is definitely mountain style.  Finished in natural materials, like stone and hardwoods – leaning into casual yet refined comfort.  With homes and lots that offer  ski slope, golf course, mountain, valley and forested views, Tahoe Donner is a great choice for your mountain home.

The Tahoe Donner community amenities are second to none: there’s golf and a driving range, tennis courts, downhill and cross country skiing, a sled hill and snow play area, an equestrian center, beach access at Donner Lake, a restaurant, The Trout Creek Center with fitness facilities, pools, spas, sauna, and summer day camps for kids. Property owners enjoy discounted rates at golf, equestrian and skiing. 

This amenities package is precisely what many of our local and Bay Area buyers have in mind when they think of their Truckee dream home or cozy cabin in the woods.

 Tahoe Donner offers buyers all the amenities of newer developments, at a lower home cost and a fraction of the dues.  You’ll find that most properties in Tahoe Donner are forested, and some even boast panoramic views of Donner Lake and the Sierras. While some primary homeowners enjoy the quiet seclusion of year-round living in this neighborhood, many vacation home buyers are looking for second homes in the Tahoe Donner Community.  In fact, Tahoe Donner is over 75% second home owners.

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort has cultivated a unique and super affordable family experience known for its learn-to-ski programs.  Both my kids learned there actually. We loved it because their size allows them to deliver a personal touch that larger ski areas can’t always provide.

If you’d like to consider purchasing or selling a home in Tahoe Donner I’d love to help you out.  Contact me!

Tahoe Donner Amenities

Owners in the Tahoe Donner community enjoy an unbelievable amenities package

  • Golf with discounted member rates
  • Hiking/biking trail system
  • Equestrian Center
  • Kids Day Camps
  • Downhill Ski area
  • Trout Creek Recreation Center
  • Northwoods Recreation Center
  • The Beach Club on Donner Lake
  • Cross Country Ski Area
  • Two pools, a spa, and a gym
  • Alder Creek Adventure Center
  • Tennis Center
  • Social and recreational programs
  • Dining: The Lodge, Pizza on the Hill, and Alder Creek Cafe and Bar

Tahoe Donner Community Profile

  • 7300 acres
  • 6500 properties
  • wooded lots
  • mountain views
  • just a quick drive down Northwoods Boulevard into the town of Truckee
  • check out the Tahoe Donner community website for more details
  • located in Truckee, California, 5 miles from Donner Lake, and 15 miles from Lake Tahoe.


  1. Gray’s Crossing
  2. Donner Lake
  3. Old Greenwood
  4. Pine Forest